Goat Hoof Trimming

The Old Ram-Australia

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i will have to purchase. i have arthritis in my hands so trimming is hard. thank you.
G'day Mary,why not ask a friend/neighbor to give you a hand? It is not a job that you undertake on a weekly basis.Down here we (as in I) are lucky in that we have sandy/gravelly soils and so once the new sheep are trimmed properly the abrasive nature of the soils keep them pretty good.
 

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Good video it's not hard to trim their hooves might want to watch on the it hind feet if there not used to being trimmed they do like to kick !!
LOL, yes they do kick. But I make Hubby hold them upright so their spine is to his chest and just have him hold the leg I'm working on by the thigh. That way they don't have the same range of movement if the leg was completely free. That way nobody gets hurt... Works like a charm with two people. If it's just you.. good luck. I'd straddle the goat facing his rear and grab a leg from behind.. Good luck.....
 
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I have a big goat with super tough hooves. What brand trimmer do you use? Mine won’t get through the thick nubs he grows. I’ve even tried pruning shears for a little extra bite, but they don’t cut it.
 
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